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Funder results for category "Education and Training":

Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation

Web: http://www.andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/performing-arts-scholarships


Award Amount: various.

Summary:The Trustees of The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation funds 10 new Musical Theatre course scholarships each year at renowned musical theatre colleges throughout the UK. These scholarships are known as The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarships and are awarded by the schools as part of the audition / selection process on the combined basis of merit and financial need. Please note students will be means tested for scholarship eligibility. Scholarships will be awarded for course fees only and no maintenance grants will be given. See funder's website for more details

Closing Date: no closing date


Awards for All Scotland - Big Lottery Fund

Web: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/awards-for-all-scotland

Award Amount: £500 to £10,000

Summary:Awards for All Scotland offers small grants to encourage participation in art, sport and community activities and projects promoting education, the environment and health in the local community. A range of organisations can apply but priority is given to smaller voluntary and community groups in Scotland with an annual income of £100,000 or less. Awards for All grants must be spent within one year of receipt.

Closing Date: Applications can be submitted any time


Bank of Scotland Medium Grants Programme

Web: http://www.bankofscotlandfoundation.org/medium-grants-programme-application-form

Funding Title: Medium Grants Programme

Award Amount: between £10,001 and £25,000

Summary:Bank of Scotland’s Medium Grants Programme accepts applications from charities registered in Scotland. They are particularly interested in developing and improving local communities, financial literacy and financial inclusion. See funders website for further details.

Closing Date: 06 October 2017


Bank of Scotland- Small Grants

Web: http://bankofscotlandfoundation.org/small-grants-programme-0

Funding Title: Small Grants Programme

Award Amount: £1,000-£20,000

Summary:The Small Grants Programme run by the Bank of Scotland is for charities registered in Scotland. They are particularly interested in developing and improving local communities including the involvement of those that are often excluded, or at risk from poverty or homelessness. They also support financial literacy and inclusion. This includes supporting financial awareness, life skills and debt counselling. There are four rounds of applications each year.

Closing Date: 06 October 2017


Church of Scotland- Main and Continuation Grants

Web: http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/serve/go_for_it/about_the_fund?a=11417

Award Amount: up to £45,000 over three years.

Summary:Main and Continuation Grants offer long term funding to support the core work of projects that have done some research and tested out their ideas. The maximum award for a Main Grant is generally £45,000 over a three year period. Continuation Grants can be awarded after a Main Grant has ceased, generally at a maximum of £20,000, over a further two years. You can apply for up to 50 per cent of your project costs, and you'll need to source 50 per match funding. However if you can evidence that your project will predominantly support people among the poorest in Scotland, Go For It will provide up to 80 per cent of your project costs, and only a 20 per cent match is required. Applications must evidence an association with a Church of Scotland congregation, be focused on a project, and demonstrate a commitment to good partnership working.

Closing Date: 23 February 2018


Church of Scotland- Small Grants

Web: http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/serve/go_for_it/about_the_fund?a=11421

Funding Title: Small Grants

Award Amount: depends on project but up to £5000

Summary:Small Grants can help you develop your project ideas and test them out. Several types are available: Research, Pilot and Step, as well as Training and Help (for those already in receipt of a Go For It Main or Continuation Grant). No match funding is required for Research, Pilot, Training or Help Grants. A 50 per cent match is required for Step Grants. Applications must evidence an association with a Church of Scotland congregation, be focused on a project, and demonstrate a commitment to good partnership working.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Clothworkers Foundation

Web: http://foundation.clothworkers.co.uk/Open-grant-programmes/Main-and-Small-Grant-Programmes.aspx

Award Amount: Small Grants programme- £500- £10,000 Main Grants programme- over £1,000 no maximum.

Summary:The Clothworkers Foundation awards capital grants to UK registered charities with an annual income of less than £15m. It aims to improve the lives of people and communities, particularly those that face disadvantage, by funding a range of capital projects. They run two grant programmes concurrently. The Mains Grant Programme has no maximum project cost and a decision on the application within six months. The Small Grants Programme is for registered charities with a turnover of less the £250,000 and a maximum project cost of £100,000 and a decision in eight weeks. See funder’s website for more specific criteria.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Creative Scotland

Web: http://www.creativescotland.com/funding/funding-overview

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Creative Scotland is the national agency for the arts, screen and creative industries, distributing money from Scottish Government and the National Lottery through a range of Investment Programmes open to individual artists, practitioners and organisations. Their current programmes are divided according to activity rather than art form. See their website for details.

Closing Date: See individual programmes


Duveen Trust

Web: http://www.theduveentrust.org.uk/about/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The Duveen Trust considers applications from registered UK charities aiming to develop individual initiative by young people and community projects specialising in the social education of young people. They will also consider grant assistance to individuals as long as those grants are administered by a registered charity.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Ernest Cook Trust

Web: http://www.ernestcooktrust.org.uk

Award Amount: Small Grants awards in the region of £1,000 to £1,500. Large grants between £4,000-£10,000.

Summary:The Ernest Cook Trust offers grants to organisations working to encourage young people’s interest in the countryside, the environment, the arts or that aim to raise levels of literacy and numeracy. They are particularly interested in funding work that encourages or ensures the continuation of rural skills and crafts. All applications are expected to link in with either the National Curriculum or with recognised qualifications. Large grants programme for awards of over £4,000 and a small grants programme for awards of under £4,000 operate throughout the year.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time.


Esmee Fairbairn Foundation - Main Fund

Web: http://esmeefairbairn.org.uk/apply-for-funding/guide-to-applying/select-your-fund/main-fund/

Funding Title: Main Fund

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified (rarely makes grants under £5,000).

Summary:The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation is one of the largest independent grant-makers in the UK. Their main aim is to improve quality of life by funding the charitable work of organisations that have the ideas and ability to achieve positive change. The majority of their funding is via their Main Fund supporting projects in the Arts; Education and Learning; Environment and Social Change. They often support work that might otherwise be considered difficult to fund.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


First World War: Then and Now

Web: http://www.hlf.org.uk/HowToApply/programmes/Pages/FirstWorldWarThenandNow.aspx#.Uf-letKThc3

Award Amount: Various

Summary:First World War: then and now provides grants for communities to mark the Centenary of the First World War. The grants are aimed at helping people understand the First World War and its impact better. They are particularly interested in involving young people in marking the Centenary as important.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Foundation Scotland

Web: http://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/grants-and-funding-for-organisations.aspx

Funding Title: Various Programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Foundation Scotland (formerly the Scottish Community Foundation)offers a wide range of funding options, made up of money from different funds that they distribute on behalf of companies, individuals, charitable trusts and community benefit funds.

Closing Date: Check funders website for details


Garfield Weston Foundation

Web: http://www.garfieldweston.org

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Garfield Weston Foundation supports the work of a wide range of UK registered charities and some charity exempt organisations such as churches, hospitals, educational establishments and housing corporations. Whilst the Foundation has no set priority interests, recent awards have supported projects in the Arts, Community, Education, Welfare, Medical, Religion, Youth and Environment. Will consider both capital and revenue costs. Check funders website for eligiblity exclusions.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted any time. Allow approximately 4 months for the application process.


Grants for Improving Lives- Big Lottery Fund

Web: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/grants-for-improving-lives

Award Amount: £10,000-£1 million

Summary:Many people experience challenges at some point in their lives and Big Lottery want to support activity that helps them overcome these difficulties and become more resilient. Big Lottery want to fund activity that means people are better able to identify ways to take control over their lives and build resilience are able to shape the activities and services they use to better meet their needs have more access to support and opportunities to improve their lives.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Hedley Foundation

Web: http://www.hedleyfoundation.org.uk

Award Amount: Grants usually up to a maximum of £5,000 (with the average around £3,000).

Summary:The Hedley Foundation assists and encourages development and change by offering grants to registered UK charities for one-off projects or capital costs. They seek to support the education, recreation, training, health and welfare of young people and the provision of specialist equipment and support for carers of disabled or terminally ill people.

Closing Date: Trustees meet to consider applications in May, July, September and November 2015


Idlewild Trust

Web: http://www.idlewildtrust.org.uk

Award Amount: Up to £5,000. The average grant is around £2,000.

Summary:The Idlewild Trust supports applications from UK registered charities, churches that are excepted Charities and some UK Publicly Exempt Charities. Projects must fall into at least one of the Trust's grant themes:- Arts Education (nurturing talent in young people under 16 years old); Museums, Galleries and Fine Arts (exhibitions, projects and capital works); Preservation and Conservation and Performing Arts.

Closing Date: 01 May 2018


Investing in Ideas - Big Lottery Fund

Web: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/investing-in-ideas

Award Amount: £500 to £10,000

Summary:Investing in Ideas awards grants of £500 to £10,000 to test and develop ideas that could eventually become fully-fledged projects or lead to improved service delivery. Investing in Ideas could pay for the things that can turn your basic idea into a well-planned project.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Ironmongers Company

Web: http://www.ironmongers.org/charity_organisations.htm

Award Amount: Up to £10,000 although the average grant is around £4,000.

Summary:The Ironmongers Company offers funding for charities working with children and young people under the age of 25. They are particularly interested in projects that give opportunities to disadvantaged children and young people to fulfil their potential; and to educational activities that develop learning, motivation and skills.

Closing Date: Applications to can be sumbited twice a year - next deadline 31 July 2017


James Tudor Foundation

Web: http://www.jamestudor.org.uk/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The James Tudor Foundation offers grants to assist small UK charities with palliative care, medical research, health education and the direct relief of sickness. Help with running costs will be considered. They also offer assistance to health-based projects overseas.Grants are usually for one year.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Santander Foundation- Discovery Grants

Web: http://www.santanderfoundation.org.uk/community-plus.aspx

Funding Title: Community Plus

Award Amount: up to £5,000

Summary:Designed to be quick and easy to use, nominations can be made by charities as well as Santander customers and staff. To apply or nominate visit any Santander branch. The funder does specify the grant needs to be something specific, directly help disadvantaged people in your local area and grants will only be paid to a UK registered charity. For further details visit the funders website. There are no closing dates and entries will be regularly considered by a panel of staff drawn from across the region.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Scotmid Co-operative Community Grants

Web: http://www.scotmid.coop/community-and-charity/supporting-local-communities/scotmid-community-grant/

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Scotmid Co-operative's Community Grant scheme gives support to local communities served by Scotmid and Semichem stores. They will consider applications from community groups and charities supporting projects in any of the following categories: children and education; health; fairtrade; homelessness and poverty; arts and culture; the environment; elderly people and active lifestyles.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Social Investors - Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Web: http://esmeefairbairn.org.uk/what-we-fund/social-investment

Funding Title: Finance Fund

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Social Investments are business loans available to third sector organisations provided by social investors. Unlike grants and donations, these are loans which organisations repay. The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation Finance Fund makes loans and other investments to charities and social enterprises in; the arts, education and learning, the environment and social change.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Barrack Charitable Trust

Web: http://www.thebarrackcharitabletrust.co.uk/

Award Amount: £500-£5,000

Summary:The Barrack Charitable Trust was established to assist organisations to cope with the decrease in charitable donations for specific projects by businesses and individuals due to the economic climate faced at the time. They support education, Christian work, citizenship, community development and regeneration, arts, heritage and science as well as recreational facilities and prevention and relief of poverty. The beneficial area is United Kingdom-wide, but preference is given to organisations in Scotland. Grants are normally made only to a recognised charities.

Closing Date: 31 October 2017


The Foyle Foundation- Main Grants Scheme-Arts

Web: http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/main-grants-scheme-arts/

Award Amount: Average £10-50,000 but maximum £500,000 payable over a few years.

Summary:The Foundation seeks applications that make a strong artistic case for support in either the performing or visual arts. Their Arts programme has a twofold purpose to help sustain the arts and to support projects that particularly help to deliver artistic vision. Typical areas of support include: helping to make the arts more accessible by developing new audiences, supporting tours, festivals and arts educational projects; encouraging new work and supporting young and emerging artists; building projects that improve or re-equip existing arts venues (rather than construction of new facilities, although this will not be excluded); projects that encourage sustainability by reducing overheads or which help generate additional revenue.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Foyle Foundation-Main Grants Scheme- Learning

Web: http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/main-grants-scheme-learning/

Award Amount: £10,00-£50,000 usually but grants up to £500,000 are available, payable over a number of years.

Summary:The Foundation will support projects which facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and which have a long-term strategic impact. Key areas for support are: libraries, museums and archives; special educational needs; projects that encourage sustainability by reducing overheads or which help generate additional revenue.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Foyle Foundation-Small Grants Scheme

Web: http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/small-grants-scheme/

Award Amount: £1,000-£10,000

Summary:The Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme is designed to support smaller charities in the UK, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Foyle Schools Library Programme

Web: http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/how-to-apply/state-schools.php

Award Amount: £3,000-£10,000

Summary:Priority will be given to funding library/reading books. Some funding towards e-readers can be considered if a justifiable need is presented. The funders will not fund textbooks or curriculum books. The Foundation will also consider contributions towards library software, necessary IT equipment and furniture etc in order to create a suitable library space, although these should be a minority of the funds requested. The majority of funding should be for books/reading materials.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The FSC Bursary Fund

Web: http://www.field-studies-council.org/about/the-fsc-bursary-fund.aspx

Award Amount: bursaries of up to a maximum of 80% of the curriculum course fee for the student to attend a residential or day course at an FSC Centre Bursaries can be awarded to a maximum per school of £1500 for residential courses and £450 for day visits per academic year.

Summary:FSC Bursary provides support to individuals who are from disadvantaged backgrounds enabling them to take part in FSC curriculum focussed courses with their school class. This support, for individuals, is valuable as it can be a deciding factor on whether or not a whole class experiences fieldwork and out of classroom learning.Children and young people aged 4-19 attending school or college in the state sector who live in the 10% most deprived areas of England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland can apply.

Closing Date: Applications can be submitted at anytime


The JJ Charitable Trust

Web: http://www.sfct.org.uk/jj.html

Award Amount: not specified

Summary:One of the Sainsbury Charitable Trusts, the JJ Charitable Trust supports projects under the following priorities:-support for children with learning difficulties (including literacy support for ex-offenders or those at risk of offending); environmental education in the UK and overseas based environment projects. Applicants must be registered charities.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Pilgrim Trust

Web: http://www.thepilgrimtrust.org.uk/grants/apply-for-a-grant/

Award Amount: Variable. Small grants scheme - under £5,000. Main grants scheme - over £5,000 (usually up to a maximum of £15,000 a year).

Summary:The Pilgrim Trust offers assistance to charitable organisations operating in heritage and social welfare in the UK. Their funding priorities are Preservation and Scholarship, woman and children and Social Welfare. Grant awards can be for up to three years.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Grant meetings held quarterly.


The Robertson Trust

Web: http://www.therobertsontrust.org.uk

Award Amount: No maximum or minimum grant amount - usually between £500 - £100,000. Average grant £10,000 per annum. For capital projects awards maximum 10% of total capital costs.

Summary:The Robertson Trust offers grant assistance to registered UK charities under four main priority areas:- Care,health, education & training community arts, community sport, alcohol misuse and criminal justice.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Trustees meet six times a year.


The Stafford Trust

Web: http://www.staffordtrust.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant/

Award Amount: £500-£5,000

Summary:The Stafford Trust funds adult welfare, overseas appeals, local community projects, sea rescue, HM services personal, children and youth, medical research and animal welfare. See funders website for more details.

Closing Date: 31 Decemeber 2017


The Steel Charitable Trust

Web: http://www.steelcharitabletrust.org.uk/grant_policy.htm

Award Amount: Between £1,000 and £25,000

Summary:The Steel Charitable Trust is a grant-making trust supporting general charitable purposes.Grants are made primarily to registered charities in the UK within the following funding areas: Arts and Culture, Education, Environment, Disadvantaged and Health. The Trustees generally meet in February, May, August and November.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Wolfson Foundation

Web: http://www.wolfson.org.uk/funding/

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Various

Summary:The Wolfson Foundation’s emphasis is on supporting and promoting excellence. The large majority of funding is allocated for capital infrastructure such as new build, refurbishment or equipment. Almost all of their open programmes are solely for capital projects. They do, however, also have a number of carefully targeted programmes funding individuals through academic awards as well as scholarship or bursary programmes. See funders website for further details on individual programmes.

Closing Date: Application may be sumbitted at any time


Thomas Wall Trust

Web: http://www.thomaswalltrust.org.uk

Award Amount: Up to £1000

Summary:Trustees will consider grants to small charities active in serving the social and/or educational needs of their communities. The Trustees also welcome applications from individuals who want to break through the barriers in their lives and life chances by pursuing technical or skill-based training which will improve their prospects of finding paid work.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Trustees meet twice a year. Check funders website.


Transition Funding

Web: http://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/transition-funding

Award Amount: £10,000-£100,000

Summary:Transition funding is available to UK organisations that want to achieve significant strategic change in order to become more resilient and sustain improved management of heritage for the long term. This can be through acquiring new skills or knowledge, or new models of governance, leadership, business and income-generation.

Closing Date: applications accepted at any time


Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Web: http://www.trusthousecharitablefoundation.org.uk/

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Trusthouse Charitable Foundation offers a range of grants to support UK charities working to address issues in rural communities and/or areas of urban deprivation. These will include projects in Community Support; Arts, Education and Heritage; Disability and Health Care. They will fund both revenue and capital costs. They also have a small budget for UK charities which are working on projects in developing countries.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Tudor Trust

Web: http://tudortrust.org.uk/what-we-do/about-our-grants/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The Tudor Trust offers funding to small, community-led organisations which work directly with people who are at the margins of society; organisations which support positive changes in people’s lives and in their communities.  Grants can take the form of core funding for revenue costs including salaries, development funding, project grants or capital grants for buildings or equipment. Most grants are made over 1-3 years.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


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